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Indefinite closure, transport strike hits Terai
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) Though Nepal's ruling parties kicked off their joint campaign for the crucial April election in the volatile Terai Saturday despite violent protests by ethnic groups, dissidents paralysed central and eastern parts of the plain Sunday, embarking on a movement to thwart the polls.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 1:14:30 PM

Nepal's Anne Frank story to hit the screen
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) They lived in different centuries and different continents and were victims of two different wars. Yet both have become icons, whose memories live on beyond their deaths, moving and inspiring others.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:43:09 PM

Despite violence, Nepal's parties start campaign in Terai
Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) Nepal's ruling parties Saturday kicked off their poll campaign in Terai plains despite violent opposition by both armed groups and regional parties.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 5:27:27 PM

India says it stands by Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) As India celebrated its 59th Republic Day, New Delhi said Saturday it was ready to 'politically, diplomatically and materially' help Nepal to ensure free and fair elections in April.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 3:23:21 PM

ILO to launch projects to combat child labour in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (Xinhua) The International Labour Organization (ILO) has approved eight new action plans worth $575,291 to combat child labour in Nepal, according to a press release issued by the ILO Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 7:38:27 PM

India's GMR Group bags Nepal hydropower project
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian infrastructure projects major GMR Group has been awarded a major hydropower project in Nepal after several political obstacles, paving the way for more Indian firms to enter one of the most lucrative sectors in the Himalayan nation.

Friday, January 25, 2008 1:56:27 PM

Nepal not to deploy army for April polls
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) Nepal's government has announced a special security plan for the historic election in April, the first national polls in almost nine years, but has ruled out deploying the army.

Friday, January 25, 2008 12:41:21 PM

Nepal scripts world's best child welfare story
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) Despite a devastating 10-year civil war, Nepal has scripted the best child welfare story in the world, slashing child mortality by over 65 percent and magically improving child healthcare.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 1:57:56 PM

Nepal rolls back fuel prices under siege (Lead)
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Shaken by 48 hours of nationwide protests and violence that threatened to worsen on the eve of a crucial election, the Nepal government Wednesday rolled back the hike in fuel prices.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 4:08:35 PM

Prachanda to be Nepal's first president?
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) From being an outlaw who remained underground for over a dozen years and carried a price on his head, Prachanda, chief of Nepal's once banned Maoist party, will now seek to be the first president of the former Himalayan kingdom.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:45:48 PM

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